Ellie Edwards, 21, was rushed to St George’s for an emergency thrombectomy when she had a stroke following a rugby match earlier this year (4 February).
Last week, NHS England confirmed that St George’s is now an officially designated centre for the use of mechanical thrombectomy – an innovative new treatment
In February, 44-year-old Nichola Randall collapsed unexpectedly while spending time with her two children at home.
With the help of her 10-year-old so Jack and her neighbour, an ambulance arrived and took Nichola to her local hospital, Frimley Park Hospital, with a suspected stroke.
An emergency treatment for stroke patients used at St George’s Hospital is being rolled out to other centres across the UK, benefiting an estimated 8,000 patients.
The next episode (13) of the award-winning medical documentary “24 Hours in A&E” will be aired on January 13th at 9pm on Channel 4. It will feature neurologist Mahinda Yogarajah, ENP Maria Priestland and ENP Helen Soloman.
london stroke pathway diagram The Stroke therapy department at St George’s Hospital is based within the Atkinson Morley Regional Neurosciences Centre. The Hyperacute Stroke (HASU) therapy team specialises in the assessment and treatment of stroke patients from across South West London. The Acute Stroke therapy team specialises in the treatment …
St George’s received its first hospital transfer stroke patient by air last week. Kent Surrey & Sussex Air Ambulance were called to transfer a stroke patient from the William Harvey Hospital, Ashford to St Georges Hospital last week. The patient had failed to respond to his initial treatment and needed …
We’re back for another 60-minutes of A&E drama this Wednesday at 9pm on Channel 4. This week the episode focuses on a group of women who come into the department needing treatment for a variety of illnesses and trauma.